Making Microsoft Word Work for You  

March 19, 12–1 PM, live Zoom Webinar by Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, Suwannee County Judge. Course number 8339 is approved for 1 CLE and 1 Technology credit. Section members register for only $50 with 90-day, on-demand access.

Learn pro tips that let you skip constant Google searches or trial-and-error tutorials to know how to fully integrate Microsoft Word into your law practice. Judge Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin will teach you exactly what you need to make your practice more efficient as she walks you through, step-by-step, how to set up and use Word effectively. Practice with your PC or laptop while you listen. Learn Word features that can make formatting and other nightmares go away—while mastering shortcuts that will take your efficiency in Word to new levels. REGISTER

What Makes a Law Firm Attractive to Buyers?

What are the top three reasons a firm is an attractive acquisition—and a joy to own?

1. It is financially healthy.
2. It has a great culture.
3. It is not wholly dependent on the owner.

Here’s why these three matter.

⭐FREE CLE:  Big Firm Talent on a Small Firm Budget⭐

March 27, 12–1 PM, live on Zoom. Free Wednesday Wisdom live Zoom webinar for Solo & Small Firm Section members*by Chelsie Lamie, Florida Injury Attorneys, and moderated by Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, Suwannee County Judge. Course number 8338 is approved for 1 CLE.*Registration will be approved when section membership is confirmed.

Florida personal injury attorney Chelsie M. Lamie believes two things have been instrumental in the success of her law firm: having the right processes and the right people on her team. In this information-packed, one-hour CLE, learn how to hire and retain top talent without blowing your firm’s salary budget. Chelsie will walk you through her best hiring tool, working interviews, and share how she created a culture that has kept her employees happy and loyal. REGISTER

SSFS Member Lexie Larkin Honored for Professionalism

Congratulations to Solo & Small Firm Section member Lexie Larkin, one of 36 YLD members under the age of 36 who recently were recognized for their professionalism. The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division’s new “36 Under 36 Professionalism Awards” honors young lawyers for exemplifying “the highest standards of professionalism and ethics, whose character and integrity remain unwavering even in the most trying times, and whose dedication to raising the bar in the legal profession is unmatched.” The YLD received more than 200 nominations that were extensively vetted; the 36 winners were recognized at the YLD’s February Affiliate Outreach Conference in Orlando.

Learn more about Lexie and her Tampa family Law practice, Larkin Law.

Upcoming CLE (some FREE for members)

April 16, 12-1 PM live Zoom webinar:  Succession Planning Basics for Florida Law Firms – Where Do I Start? by Mindi Wells, Wells Law, Columbus, OH, and moderated by Bill Curphey. REGISTER

April 24, 12-1 PM FREE Wednesday Wisdom Zoom webinar for Solo & Small Firm Section members: Assessing the Impact – Florida Tort Reform’s Influence on Personal Injury Law by Brandon Sapp, Orlando (plaintiff’s perspective); Charise Morgan, Miami (defense perspective); and Jamie Billotte Moses, Orlando (appellate perspective). Moderator: Rebekah Taylor, Lake Mary, Host: Jennifer Kuyrkendall Griffin, Suwanee County Judge. REGISTER